The emergence of young catcher John Ryan Murphy helped make Francisco Cervelli expendable, especially with Cervelli due for a big raise in arbitration to a seven-figure salary.
Spring training is more than three months from now, and already the spotlight is on Alex Rodriguez. Third base? First base? Designated hitter? The bench?
It’s time to ease up on Sandy Alderson. Not forever, mind you. But for the next 15 minutes or so of this offseason, the Mets GM gets a respite from criticism.
Jeff Bridich refuted a report from Yahoo! Sports, and several media members added their own tweets Monday that said the Rockies and Mets had no such discussions.
Yankees GM Brian Cashman isn’t sure what kind of deal David Robertson is looking for this winter. He’ll find out soon enough after the closer turned down a $15.3 million qualifying offer.
Eager to go on a long-overdue playoff run, the Mets realized they owed their pitching staff — and fans — a proven hitter. On Monday, they got one.
The events of last week indicated that signing veteran hole-fillers won’t be as easy as the Bombers might have hoped. In fact, they may be faced with additional, internal issues sooner than later.
The New York Yankees are bringing back outfielder Chris Young on a 1-year contract, according to WFAN’s Sweeny Murti.
In an age where accountability and integrity has become ever more important, it has become ever scarcer. And the kids are taking notes.
The Daily News’ source also said reports of Rodriguez admitting he used performance-enhancing drugs to the DEA have “nothing to do with his future.”
“It appeared that he had climbed up about a 100-foot cliff on a private property and was discovered in a little road going up into that property,” a Texas judge told USA Today.
Mike Francesa says he’s not “insulted” by Alex Rodriguez allegedly pulling a Pinocchio act on his show nearly one year ago.
Alex Rodriguez insisted publicly that he didn’t take PEDs from Biogenesis. He told the DEA a different story, according to the Miami Herald.
Halsey debuted on June 19, 2004. Twelve days later, he got the start for the game made famous by Derek Jeter’s dive into the stands against Boston.
St. Louis catcher Yadier Molina has won his seventh Gold Glove in a row while three players from both the Kansas City Royals and Baltimore Orioles have been honored for fielding excellence.